Junior Division Winner, Mary Davis
Mary is a 7th grader at Diamond Canyon School and beat out many 8th and 9th graders for this honor. She has been singing since she was six years old and has built quite a repertoire of roles with the Musical Theatre of Anthem, performing both on stand and with their Outreach Program. She has averaged five or six productions on stage a year. Some of her favorite musical memories include singing at the Veterans home and playing the role of Jane Banks in “Mary Poppins”.
Senior Division winner, Jacob Soulliere
Jacob is no stranger to the Upscale Singers. This is his second year as our Senior Division winner and we are proud to have him as a two-time winner. Jacob is a senior at Boulder Creek High School, where he is a member of the Bel Canto Honor Choir. He began his singing career as a member of the Phoenix Boys Choir and has received many honors and fine performance opportunities along the way. A few of his many credits include receiving special recognition at Arizona’s MusicFest Young Musicians Vocal Competition, performing at the MIM representing Arizona’s finest musicians, being selected to solo at Carnegie Hall by composer Randall Stroope, and being asked to perform at the White House. Jacob plans to study music in college and hopes to be singing at the Metropolitan Opera someday.